Sunday, July 16, 2006

Inscriptions for God's Ashes

Smooth stone’s symmetry
raked to graded perfection.
Zen condolences.

Gong’s resonant note.
Other valleys echo too.
No one to hear it.

Road ends, empty house.
Darkness gathers in behind.
Make the best of it.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Haikus hey?? It's a great discipline condensing an image to a few powerful words.Great Effort!

ish said...

I wanted to try to convey the tragic implications for people if there is no God "at home" in the universe, and maybe to also imply how I see Buddhist ideas applied to that.